Top 4 Christmas movie picks for the 2018 holiday season

Christmas is a time when families often keep the tradition of spending at least one evening together, enjoying a delicious meal followed by relaxing in front of the TV to watch a favourite holiday movie. Our family is no different. We love the holidays because it brings our family and friends together, helping us to…

21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival Nov. 2-5, 2017

“Visual Landscapes” is the theme of the 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF). This year’s theme showcases and celebrates the Asian-Canadian cinematic landscape through films that show various perspectives of Canada. VAFF will showcase four days of films produced locally, nationally and internationally from November 2 to 5, 2017. I’ve attended VAFF for several years…

Short Films at Vancouver International Film Festival 2017

With students back to school, the first golden orange leaves falling off the maple trees, we are wrapping up Vancouver’s Indian summer with the 36th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival. This year’s festival started with a gala evening of Canadiana with Vancouver film, Meditation Park, produced by award-winning alum, Mina Shum. Along with featured films…

#VAFF20 Amazing Asian-Canadian Films

The Vancouver Asian Film Fest (VAFF) celebrated its 20th anniversary last weekend, and Vancouver Bits and Bites were delighted to walk the red carpet along with them. The schedule was packed with panels, shorts, and feature films, all centered around the theme “homecoming”. Alice and I got the chance to see four films and a collection…

Vancouver Asian Film Festival Nov 3 – 6

This upcoming weekend, Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) will be celebrating its 20th annual celebration of Asian diaspora and diversity in film. From November 3 to 6, Asian films both made in North America and in Asia will be shown at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas downtown. Vancouver Bits & Bites will be reviewing some of the movies at this…

VIFF Shorts Part 2: Greyhounds, Hostels, and Palestine

The weather’s getting chilly, people are getting flu-y, which means it’s time to get cozy. There’s nothing better than good films and hot coco when the October chill starts fogging your breath up. I’m back with three more short films from the 35th Vancouver International Film Fest! Today’s themes are Disquiet in Paradise, Fragments of my…

Vancouver International Film Festival Shorts!

Fall is here, and with its chilly arrival we get sweaters, hot drinks, and the Vancouver International Film Festival! Now in its 35th year, VIFF is showing a series of short films to go with the usual array of international features. The shorts are sorted into four overarching themes, and I got the chance to…

For Halloween: My top 5 scariest movies

What better way to spend a rainy October night than a good cocktail and a scary movie? Halloween is just around the corner, and I just loooove halloween! These are my top 5 scariest movies: 1. Audition In Japanese with english subtitles, this psychological thriller will have you sleeping under your bed and never taking…